Asset Project Officer

• Located at South West Region (Negotiable)

• Ongoing Full Time

• $79,566 pa (plus 9.50% super)
Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Asset Management and Planning
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/1390329
Closing Date: 02-Jun-2019
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Asset Project Officer 2019-01.pdf (PDF, 63KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Terence Plummer
0419 323 749

Position Details

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded community based emergency services organisations. We respond to fire and other emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whilst our firefighters are the cornerstone of CFA services, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important in helping to protect lives and property.

About the Role:

Land and Building Services are part of the Infrastructure Services Team and are responsible for the management of the substantial CFA real estate assets portfolio. Development of asset management strategies and polices, procurement of real estate assets and asset-life maintenance are all part of the services provided. Reporting to the Manager Asset Services (MAS) and as a member of a statewide team of Asset Project Officers (APO's), the APO will be responsible for the delivery of a range of asset maintenance and project services and support in an assigned area, in accordance with agreed service delivery standards and to achieve improved levels of asset quality across the State. The APO is responsible for ensuring the consistent and high-quality delivery of all brigade maintenance services across the assigned area, in accordance with the Statewide Managed Maintenance Program. The APO will also be responsible for the effective and compliant project management and construction supervision of assigned minor work projects across their allocated Districts.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Building or equivalent technology qualifications or trade qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience in managing the delivery of building maintenance works programs, supervision of minor works projects, building construction and/or facilities management.
  • Proven ability to manage concurrent maintenance and other minor works building projects within budget, quality and time parameters.
  • Experience in utilising maintenance / assets management reporting and data management systems including SAP, Microsoft office suite and CFA intranet / access systems.
  • Working knowledge of building regulations, the town planning process and building tendering and contracting processes.
  • Experience in supervising minor building construction works.
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write technical reports.
  • Ability to utilise relevant business and technical computer applications.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a wide range of internal and external parties.
  • Ability to participate in multi-disciplinary project teams.

Your Application

When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description
  • Resume

Submitting your Application

When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.

Previous applicants need not apply. 

The successful applicant will be required to complete a National Police History Check.

CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to being an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.


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